The Laboratory for Dynamics and Control of Nanosystems (LDCN) is a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art research facility dedicated to the advancement of nanotechnology through innovations in systems theory and control engineering. The main thrust of research in the laboratory is to develop methodologies, technologies, and the necessary instrumentation for fast and accurate interrogation and manipulation of matter at the nanoscale. LDCN's multidisciplinary research team pursues a dynamic and active research program that maintains a solid systems and control focus on a variety of emerging applications in nanotechnology.

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA

Ph: +1 972 883 4158

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Recent News

Professor Moheimani to present a plenary lecture at ACODS 2018
July 19, 2017
Professor Moheimani will be presenting a plenary lecture at ACODS 2018, IFAC International Conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems. The conference
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LDCN's on-chip AFM research featured in IEEE Spectrum
March 14, 2017
LDCN's recent development of a silicon-on-insulator MEMS atomic force microscope has recently been featured in IEEE Spectrum...
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Professor Moheimani to present plenary talk at ICCAS 2017
March 7, 2017
Professor Reza Moheimani has been invited to present a plenary talk at ICCAS 2017, the 17th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems...
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LDCN to host distinguished academic visitors
August 19, 2016
At the invitation of LDCN, a number of control systems experts will visit UT Dallas this fall...
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Professor Graham Goodwin presents invited seminar at UT Dallas
August 19, 2016
LDCN was pleased to invite Dr. Graham Goodwin from The University of Newcastle, Australia, as a visitor to UT Dallas during summer...
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Recent Publications

M. G. Ruppert, D. M. Harcombe, M. R. P. Ragazzon, S. O. R. Moheimani, A. J. Fleming

A Review of Demodulation Techniques for Amplitude Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy (Journal Article)

Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 8 , pp. 1407–1426, 2017.

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M. G. Ruppert, A. G. Fowler, M. Maroufi, S. O. R. Moheimani

On-Chip Dynamic Mode Atomic Force Microscopy: A Silicon-on-Insulator MEMS Approach (Journal Article)

IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 26 (1), pp. 215 - 225, 2017.

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A. G. Fowler, S. O. R. Moheimani

A 4-DOF MEMS Energy Harvester Using Ultrasonic Excitation (Journal Article)

IEEE Sensors Journal, 16 (21), pp. 7774–7783, 2016.

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M. Maroufi, S. O. R. Moheimani

Characterization of piezoresistive and electrothermal sensors in MEMS devices (Inproceeding)

IEEE Sensors Conference, Orlando, FL., USA, 2016.

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A. Bazaei, M. Maroufi, A. G. Fowler, S. O. R. Moheimani

Internal Model Control for Spiral Trajectory Tracking with MEMS AFM Scanners (Journal Article)

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 24 (5), pp. 1717–1728, 2016.

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S. I. Moore, S. O. R. Moheimani

A switched actuation and sensing method for a MEMS electrostatic drive (Inproceeding)

Proc. 2016 American Control Conference, 2016.